Environmental Health Officer (2 Posts)

£28,485 - £30,785
28 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
EH Practitioner
Contract Type

Environmental Health Services


 DD24 – 37 hours per week – Environmental Protection

DD23 – 22.2 hours per week – Food & Safety

Grade 9 £28,485 - £30,785

We are looking for two experienced Environmental Health Officers to join our Team; both are permanent positions with a full-time post within the environmental protection team and a part-time job share post within the food & safety team. You must be EHORB registered and ideally have experience in environmental health and a relevant post graduate qualification.

Environmental Protection:

You will provide a front line customer focused response to a broad range of pollution control issues from domestic and commercial sources, including nuisances, smoke control, industrial process regulation and lead on Local Air Quality management. You will also be expected to provide an appropriate response to planning and licensing applications.

Food & Safety:

You will provide a front line customer focused response to a broad range of Food and Safety matters dealing with retail premises, covering business advice, food hygiene inspection, infectious disease control, investigation of food complaints and investigation of accidents and Health & Safety inspections. You will be Food Competent as defined by the FSA Code of Practice.

As members of a small, committed and hard-working team, you will be involved in both proactive and reactive work across many of the specialist disciplines that lie within the team’s remit.

You will be organised, diligent and flexible, with good communication skills and able to work on your own initiative. You will have an eye for detail and be comfortable working under pressure.

For an informal discussion about the post(s), please contact Mrs Nesta Barker – Head of Environmental Health on (01782) 742732.

We offer the following benefits: flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave and training opportunities.

Closing date:    Thursday, 15 March 2018

Interview date:  Friday 23 March 2018

For an application pack, please visit the job vacancies page of our website www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk  

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Council is also committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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